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Lawsuit filed against Gov. Inslee over Capitol fencing

OLYMPIA, Wash. — A civil suit has been filed against Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Chris Liu, the Director of the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (DES). The plaintiff believes that the fencing blocking public access to the Washington…

Coronavirus update: Benton Co. adds seven deaths

KENNEWICK, Wash. — On Fridays, the Benton-Franklin Health District (BFHD) announced coronavirus-related deaths from the community. Seven more people were added to the running death toll, which surpassed 250 lives lost as of Friday, January 22, 2021. According to public…

POLL: Mega Millions prize hits $1 billion. Will you be playing tonight?

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Yakima Valley Partners for Education combat food insecurity

YAKIMA, Wash. — The Yakima Valley Partners for Education (YVPE) received $34,000 in grants to combat increasing food insecurity in the region. A collective impact initiative of the Heritage University, the Yakima Valley Partners for Education will feed 90 families…

Biden ordering stopgap help as talks start on big aid plan

BALTIMORE (AP) — President Joe Biden plans to take executive action Friday to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans while Congress begins to consider his much larger $1.9 trillion package to help those affected by…

Bernie Sanders spawns splash of memes with inaugural attire

Wearing mittens made out of recycled materials and a warm winter jacket, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders pulled off a casual inauguration outfit — and vibe — that only he could. Many people quickly highlighted the 79-year-old independent Vermont senator’s look, and created endless memes, from Wednesday’s inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Sanders said the look was more about keeping warm than fashion, noting that Vermonters like him know how to “dress warm.” People were particularly enthralled with Sanders’ mittens, which were made by a elementary school teacher who gifted them to him. Sanders’ inauguration look has spawned countless memes including the former presidential candidate on the subway, on the moon, sitting on the couch with the cast of “Friends”.

Tri-Cities Cancer Center hosts virtual cooking lessons

KENNEWICK, Wash. — The Tri-Cities Cancer Center announced that it'll host virtual, online cooking classes in 2021. They're beginning with a four-part meal prep class beginning in February that will teach participants about the properties of each ingredient and how…